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  • The Guns of August

  • By: Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 874

Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Tuchman here brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't. A classic historical survey of a time and a people we all need to know more about, The Guns of August will not be forgotten.

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  • Pay attention!

  • By Chrissie on 07-11-13

A masterful reading of a masterfully written and researched story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-07-16

The easy switch from German to French to English to Russian accented narration added color to this reading.

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